9th Meeting of the General Council 2014-2021
Fraternal Greetings from Rome where, between May the 22nd and June the 24th, we have been holding our 9th meeting as a General Council.
The first week was spent in meeting one another again after having spent two months away, visiting various Districts and Regions and attending different meetings and gatherings. During that time we were able to meet the Brothers Visitors of PARC and those of RELAF in Abidjan. We were glad to be able to share in the mission that is being accomplished in the Regions of the Institute. It is good to hear the experiences of the different members of the General Council Community, whose work takes them to various parts of the world for long periods in the year.
During that first week, we also were glad to meet with the Discussion with the Group working on the Guide for Formation and the Declaration on Lasallian Pedagogy. This Group of Lasallians shared their work with the General Council and said that the kind of document they were aiming to publish should meet certain criteria. It should: